Track and Field: Fundamentals of Coaching Track and Field
$ 75.00
$ 65.00 for active USA Track And Field members


Fundamentals of Coaching Track and Field presents the fundamentals of running, jumping and throwing, as well as the importance of sound mechanics and how to teach these basic skills. After taking this course you to be able to identify key points or stages of a skill, and use visual demonstrations with verbal cues to help participants execute a particular technique or skill. Developed by USA Track and Field in partnership with the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), the course is hosted by decorated Olympic athletes Dan O'Brien and Hyleas Fountain. Coaches can complete a course immediately and will have up to one year to review and access all printable resources.
                        
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Fundamentals of Coaching and First Aid, Health and Safety for Coaches provide coaches with content from all eight domains contained in the National Standards for Sport Coaches (NASPE 2006). These two courses form the foundation from which all elective courses and sport-specific courses are developed. Core courses should be completed first to give the coach a better understanding of elective and sport-specific courses.
  Fundamentals of Coaching
  First Aid, Health and
 Safety For Coaches
The following Elective Courses are just two of all available courses. You may review all available courses from the Elective Courses menu at the top of the page.
  Engaging Effectively
  With Parents
  Teaching and Modeling
  Behavior